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Local Races Should Be Nonpartisan


Last updated 11/9/2020 at 3:48pm

In looking at the results of the past election, I can’t help but note a disappointing feature of our local elections. Every other state and county I’ve ever lived in has 100 percent nonpartisan candidates for races ranging from judges, sheriff, county commissioners, township supervisors, school board and city council. Attaching an “R” or “D” beside each candidates’ name does nothing except sow discord and confusion in local races. The national, state and county parties have little to no impact on the qualifications, experience or records of the candidates seeking office in cou...

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